Emerald City Hockey Podcast Episode 23 – How did we get here?

In this episode, we look at the three types of coaches (5:07), then ask three questions about how the Kraken got here: Were the Kraken too analytics-focused in the expansion draft? (22:17), Which players are regressing due to a change of scenery? (33:14) Do Kraken players lack hockey sense? (38:05) Finally, we look at what’s in store for the Kraken the rest of this season (48:02) and talk about what it’s been like being media this season. (53:32).

In this episode, RJ tells the story of Andrew Allen filling in for Chris Driedger at yesterday's practice (0:13), then we react to the Kraken's new pregame show (9:33) and Jordan Eberle being named an All-Star (18:15), talk about the last week of Kraken games (21:41), and ask what it would take for Hakstol to be fired mid-season (38:00). Finally, RJ shares his experience from the Pacific Science Center's Hockey: Faster Than Ever exhibit (45:32) and Dylan highlights the importance of the Hockey Talks mental health awareness initiative (51:33).
  1. Episode 25 – That's not Chris Driedger!
  2. Episode 24 – The Deep Dive
  3. Episode 23 – How did we get here?
  4. Episode 22 – Winter Mailbag
  5. Bonus Free Patreon Podcast

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